Optimise groundwater management
in arid regions

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World Water-Tech Innovation Summit, London

5 February 2018 - Blue-Value will be part of the Tech Showcase during the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit, held on February 20-21 in London, United Kingdom. It will present its Blue-Value platform to the audience of global water businesses, technology integrators and VC investors.

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Why Blue-Value?

Groundwater is depleting rapidly. Growing population and climate change cause catastrophic water shortages in many areas of the world.

Around 50% of potable water that is distributed in the Middle-East and Africa is leaked or stolen and accounted as loss or non-revenue. Water is polluted and quantities and qualities of the source of life are out of balance. On top of this, the value of water is distorted. In areas where shortage is, consumption can be excessive or ten times higher than the global average — but water abstraction is not measured nor controlled and significantly undervalued. This needs to be solved.

Our concept

Blue-Value is an integrated monitoring & control software concept for water infrastructure in desert areas. It gathers Internet of Things (IoT) sensor data and combines this with satellite imagery and infrastructure information to deliver real-time insight into water usage, water quality and environmental effects.

The Blue-Value platform will provide tailored information to our customers through an intuitive web application, task-based mobile apps and automated alarm subscriptions.

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Our concept will be developed for:

  • Environmental agencies, waterboards, utilities
  • Private companies in the mining, construction and agricultural industries
  • (Hydro) engineering consultancy companies, telecom & IoT service providers

As part of the ESA-funded project 'Blue Desert' we are currently investigating the needs of our users. Please get in touch with us to learn more.

"Growing population and climate change cause catastrophic water shortages in many areas of the world."

Project 'Blue Desert'

Blue Desert conducts a feasibility study for the development of an integrated monitoring & control service to assist customers in desert areas to manage groundwater resources using IoT and satellite Earth observation.

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The Blue Desert feasibility study: monitoring groundwater in desert areas using space assets

About Blue-Value

Blue-Value is a consortium formed by Rencos and 52impact of the Netherlands. Rencos provides satellite and cellular IoT connectivity for the water sector whereas 52impact provides Earth observation services and software development.

Blue-Value was founded with the start of Blue Desert project funded by the European Space Agency. Blue Desert is a commercial and technical feasibility study for the monitoring of groundwater in desert areas using space assets.

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